Organisations

Joint Library of the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital [formerly the International Resource Centre at the International Centre for Eye Health]

UK

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London WC1E 7HT

The Joint Library is committed to strengthening eye health education in developing countries through the provision of appropriate educational resources and information. It holds information and material on the prevention of blindness and related subjects for developing countries e.g. environmental health, epidemiology, health planning, and health education. Country files and teaching materials are also available. Members of the public are welcome to visit the library for a charge of £6.00. The library is open on Monday and Friday, 9am - 5pm; and Tuesday to Thursday, 9am - 6pm

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA)

UK

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21 Portland Place
London
W1B 1PY

The WFSA is dedicated to improving patient care around the world.  The WFSA  works with the World Health Organisation (WHO), with governments, with other standard setters, with surgical organisations, with NGOs, with hospitals and with training centres and welcome partnerships with organisations that support safe surgery and recognise that safe anaesthesia is an essential element of the same.

  • ​Support and Promote a focus on the availability, safety and quality of anaesthesiology
  • Develop and strengthen and skills and knowledge of anaesthesiologists
  • Invest in innovation and research that supports universal access to safe anaesthesia
  • Promote global standards in anaesthesiology and the well being of our professionals. 

National Children's Bureau (NCB)

UK

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NCB Book Sales
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE

The National Children Bureau (NCB) is a charitable organisation that acts as an umbrella body for oraganisations working for children in England and Northern Ireland. NCB offers a range of services to both members and non-members, including: library and information service; conference facilities; event management; consultancy. NCB is also a publisher in the field of children's services and children's studies. Titles can be browsed and ordered via the online bookshop.

CAB International (CABI)

UK

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Wallingford
Oxon OX10 8DE

CABI's mission is to help improve human welfare worldwide through the dissemination, application and generation of scientific knowledge in support of sustainable development, with emphasis in agriculture, forestry, human health and the management of natural resources, and with particular attention to the needs of developing countries. The CABI resource centre is open to the public

Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET)

UK

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24 Eversholt Street
London NW1 1AD

THET assists those who are responsible for training health care workers in the poorer countries of the world to reach their goals, so that they are able to prepare those who are being trained in the most appropriate and effective way for the tasks that they will be called to do, relevant to the needs of local communities. THET works with institutions and does not respond to individual applications for help. Much of the work of the Trust is to enable individuals to reach their goals set for them in the context of their home University or other instituation. To work with partners in Africa to strengthen healthcare training. By responding to their needs and working over long time scales we aim to help our partners to achieve their goals. Our work builds on the existing infrastructure and compliments the efforts of health authorities. We have been established for 15 years and have long term relationships with health institutions and professionals in over 8 african countries and with more than 18 UK hospital trusts.

International Extension College (IEC)

UK

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95 Tenison Road
Cambridge CB1 2DL

IEC is working to promote development and improvement in the quality if life in less developed countries through the expansion of educational opportunities. Our core activity is the provision of training, consultancy, information and technical support in the development, design and delivery of distance education programmes. The IEC resource centre is open to the public

Returned Volunteer Action (RVA)

UK

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1 Amwell Street
London EC1R 1VL

RVA attempts to work critically at the role of working or volunteering and the concept of development. It is comitted to ensuring that the experiences of overseas workers are put to effective use on their return, through feedback to potential volunteers and through woking with NGOs. The RVA resource centre is open to the public by arrangement

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

UK

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Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT

The LSHTM mission is to contribute to the improvement of health worldwide through the pursuit of excellence in research, postgraduate training, advanced training and consultancy in international public health and tropical medicine. To achieve this the school will enhance it's role as: Britain's national school of public health; a leading institution in Europe for research and postgraduate education education in public health and tropical medicine; and an internatinoal centre of excellence in public health and medicine in developing countries. The LSHTM resource centre is open to the public

Development Education Association (DEA)

UK

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29-31 Cowper Street
London EC2A 4AT

Works as an international umbrella organisation for over 200 member organisations working to raise the awareness and understanding of global and development issues in the UK. The Association offers training, advice, information and networking to members who work with schools, youth groups, adult education institutions, higher education and community organisations. Also aims to influence policy that impacts on development education at the local and international level

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